Transcript for Rivals Attack Ron Paul on Iran, Electability
But as we head into the Iowa Caucuses there is a surprising front runner congressman Ron Paul of Texas. He's been largely ignored by the media and the other Republican presidential hopefuls until a surge in the Iowa polls now as ABC's -- spot reports. He is a prime target. And. Ron Paul is surging in Iowa and -- a threat his -- running attack. Firing missiles at what they say are -- weak spots on Paul thinks that it would be fine. If the Iranians -- nuclear weapons of the people running for president thinks it's okay for Iran to have a nuclear -- allow Iran to have a nuclear weapons. Ron Paul isn't responding to attack and stands by his hands off approach. Meanwhile rivals insists his foreign policy position is out of step. With what the country needs Ron Paul would be dangerous as the president of the United States going -- if he could even get that far which GOP candidates say is highly unlikely. If he were. To get the Republican nominee well let's say you could you vote for him. Now. He's not electable at the end of the day let's be real about it. Ron Paul has one of the strongest organizations an Iowa and polls -- -- to be within striking distance of winning the first in the nation caucus next week. -- -- ABC news Washington.
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